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Thanks to Knoxville couple, shared beauty an annual rite

By David Knopf, News Editor Charlene Cassity deflects all praise for her husband’s bountiful flower beds back on the man who watches over them. “It’s all Charles,” she…

Humane Society of Ray County: Flower’s offspring: Get ‘em while they’re kittens

From Gloria McFadden, Humane Society volunteer: “Recently arrived are Flower and her kittens.  Flower is a tortoise shell cat.  She is about a year old.  I petted her…

Right to Farm, Amendment 1 … Pro and Con

Pro ‘Right to Farm’ opponents in North Dakota used similar scare tactics In 2012, North Dakota was the first state to propose a constitutional amendment protecting farmers and…

Guest Opinion: Growing food looks easy – until you try it

By Blake Hurst City councils in Cleveland, Alexandria, Va. and Chicago have all recently passed resolutions banning the administration of antibiotics to farm animals, unless they’re sick —…

Sports

Thacker, H-C grads take to the gridiron one more time

By Shawn Roney-For The Richmond News Hardin-Central football coach Kirk Thacker got to coach some…

Maxwell invited to elite grid camp

Richmond’s Quinton Maxwell has been selected to attend USA Football’s National Team Development Games in…

Local golfers compete in MGA Junior tourney

Three area golfers teed it up at the Missouri Golf Association Junior Amateur Championship. The…

RHS grad earns league honors

By Russ Green-Sports Editor Kyle Carroll, a 2012 graduate of Richmond High School, was named…

 

 

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Jack Remembers: When the governor made a beeline here to quell MLK rioting

By Jack Hackley On April 9, 1968, I had a ringside seat to the historic Kansas City riots, caused by Martin Luther King’s assassination. I was in Bill…

Thanks to Knoxville couple, shared beauty an annual rite

By David Knopf, News Editor Charlene Cassity deflects all praise for her husband’s bountiful flower beds back on the man who watches over them. “It’s all Charles,” she…

Jo’s Jottings: ‘Triple Divot’ tourney reason again to laud golf course’s impact

By Jo Ellen Dale Vacation bible school was being held at United Christian Presbyterian Church with the theme “Son Hawaiian Island”.  Going into the church is like entering…

 

Obituaries

Gayle Diane Benefiel

Gayle Diane Benefiel, 69, of Norborne, Mo., died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas…

Pauline Josephine Huenefeld

Pauline Josephine Huenefeld, 92, of Lexington, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Funeral services were held Sunday,…

Helen L. Ward

Helen L. Ward, 88, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., died on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Excelsior Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.…

Mary F. Arnold

Mary F. Arnold, 78, of Orrick,  died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. Mary was born…